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mountain cabin in the u.s., the latest twist in the hunt for a former police officer accused of murder. pope benedict xvi has given his first weekly general audience since he shocked the world by becoming the first pontiff in six centuries to step down. he received a long standing ovation as he made its way into the audience hall at the vatican? . later he will preside over an ash wednesday mass. will go to our correspondent at the vatican. he said that he is stepping down for the good of the church. >> absolutely. the pope went straight into it. his first words were that he has taken the decision in full freedom and for the good of the church. he went on explaining that he understood the gravity of the moment. then he came to the realization that he did not have the spiritual or the material's strength to carry out his ministry. it was a standing ovation for the pope. it was a very festive atmosphere in the auditorium. 8000 people were there singing before he arrived. there was music. the vatican also want to show this is not a dramatic moments, this is a difficult moment for the chur
in the air. i mean, the air is around us, right? okay? it leaves behind a hole in the air. aha, but wait a minute, the scholars said, "you can't have a hole in the air, because nature abhors a vacuum." so that vacuum gonna be filled up by the air. so you're gonna squeeze down in back and squeeze it right along. and so there's the force. the air squeezes it along. saturday night when you're taking your bath, try ivory soap, the kind that floats. and you sit in the bathtub and there is a soap right there and you go to grab it. you've done it before and you go, "oh, i have it" it keeps going away from you, right? [laughter] you squeeze it right through the water. well, it was thought that cannonballs were squeezed similarly through the air and arrows too. what do you guys think about that? not too many people were satisfied with that, but that's the best they could do at the time. there gotta be some explanation. what's a better one? and along came an italian type by the name of galileo who turned it all upside down. everyone's looking for the force responsible for the motion, galileo said,
, this magnificent structure, i have asked father anthony to give us the historical background of its construction and the design of the decorative program of the interior. maria, welcome to our church on brotherhood way. thank you. the greek orthodox church of holy trinity. and i understand that you want to know some things about our church. yes, i do. students come to me and ask, following their programs that they're watching on television for telecourse, what happens to art following the roman empire and they mean the fifth century a.d.? isn't there any art for the next 500 or 400 years? does art simply pick up in the year 1000 with western romanesque architecture? and, of course, i say, "definitely not." there is such a wonderful era called byzantine art which lasted some 1,000 years. and this is the reason why we came here. so we're here. well, first of all, the church is a circular church in design. typically, this is not an orthodox architectural design. there is a church at thessalonica, greece, which is circular, goes back at least 1,500 years. most orthodox church is a rectangular or cry
energy. we don't say motion energy, we use a greek word for motion, begins with a k. check your neighbors, see if your neighbors know it. what kind of-- what's motion energy with k? kinetic, yeah. kinetic energy, okay? and then we can talk about-- later on, we can talk about heat energy, sound energy. can anyone think of any other kinds of energy? how many said, "no, that's probably it, there's probably no more?" come on, gang, some more. light. light energy. - thermal? - tension? good, radiant energy. radiant, from radium, things like that, huh? - thermal. - good, thermal energy. good, nuclear energy. and turns out energy of being. it turns out everything has this quantity called energy. and that's given by einstein's celebrated equation. later in the course, we'll talk more about this, the idea that energy and mass are two sides, gang, of the same coin. you guys get mass, right? you know what your mass is? [makes sound] squashed up energy. you are all bits of energy all squashed up. and the more massive you are, the more energy you'll have. and sometimes you can convert from the inertia
congress for funding. moran borrowed $500 from the publisher of ribner's, using his painting "children of the mountain" as collateral. he obtained an additnal $500 and a letter of introduction from jay cooke, a prominent philadelphia financier and a principal investor in the northern pacific railroad. in july of 1871, moran traveled by train to utah, where just two years earlier, the union pacific and thecel pd to form the first transcontinental railway. he joined hayden's party in montana. they proceeded to fort ellis and soon entered the fabled region of yellowstone. moran worked closely with the expedition photographer, william henry jackson. together they selected the most impressive views. moran made drawings and watercolor sketches, blocking in forms d contours, quickly noting the colors of the terrain and the sulfurous deposits for which yellowstone is named. back in newark, new jersey, moran began what he termed his "big picture," "the grand canyon of the yellowstone." for moran, the spiritual, natural and aesthetic realms should blend to create a great impression. to that end,
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